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much air-conditioning in use, though, the state's power supply is being put to the test so cal-iso has been calling for a flex alert for today and tomorrow. >> it's been some wear and tear on equipment as this heat wave picks up steam. >> people are encouraged to reduce energy use especially in the late afternoon. power usage is expected to peak at about 4:30 this afternoon. >>> what was it a week ago it was raining in the bay area? >> we got an inch and a third of rain between monday and tuesday. >> amazing. >> and now we are smack-dab in the middle of a heat wave in the 100s. you want to cool down? we have that fog making its way in through the golden gate right now but even that is mixing out. so you get the idea a big breakdown in temperatures. cooler at the coast. we have maxed out in san francisco at 77, now back to 71. 92 in livermore right now and 89 in concord. so we're heading up this afternoon. we have heat warnings up around most of the bay area except right along the coastline and just inside the bay. these oppressive temperatures going to last through about wednesday. th
. cal iso has issued a power flex alert. that means you're to conserve energy in the late afternoon when fans, air conditioner and other appliances put the highest strain on the grid. they urm you to avoid using dishwashers until later. >> so power one of the issues. but fire danger the other. let's bring in our meteorologist. we saw stephanie up in concord. she said the wind's not too bad. but in the tri valley, it was still blustery out there. >> all you need is winds 10, 20 miles an hour and that is enough to fan the fires. it is not the worst of conditions across the bay. mainly right now the wind is more onshore. 25 miles an hour. that's helping to keep the humidity out. it's anywhere from 5 to 15 miles per hour. i want to give this to you. in the east bay where it will be hottest, you'll be very concerned about this. tomorrow morning, the good news, not starting off with barely any wind at all. it's going to be very calm for us as we head out 6:00, 7:00 in the morning. the worst of it during the peak of the heat tomorrow, winds will be anywhere from 5 to 15 miles per hour. you can
. that flex alert was critical. we saw californians really respond. >> cal iso is asking residents to download their flex alert app. that allows them to track energy supply and demand. >>> extreme heat is history. we've been talking about temperatures at or above is 100 degrees. take a look at the numbers. 101, 105 degrees. look what happened today. upper 70s to the lower 80s. not even 90-degree temperatures out there. cooldown, it has arrived. temperatures from this afternoon ranging from lower 60s to the 70s in san jose and santa rosa, 84- degrees. right now the fog is regrouping. a few patches sneaking into the bay. there's the cloud deck. this will expand in coverage for the overnight hours. as far as the wind speeds, have been picking up throughout the day. right now in fairfield, winds out of the west sustained 26 miles an hour. gusty winds out toward sfo. all the winds are sustained. over the past few days, shallow marine player keeping the fog and cool temperatures coastside. what is happening, deeper ma layer. cooling across the bay area. there's a weather system to our north. this is
outages cal-iso which manages the state power grid is issuing a flex alert for today and tuesday asking residents and businesses to cut back on power usage between noon and 7 p.m. >> if you are going to use power, do it after 6 or 7 p.m. when the load or the demand is less. >> reporter: the power grid isn't the only thing suffering. john muir hospital in consumer report treated 15 to 20 people for heat-related illnesses just this weekend. >> from weakness and fatigue to people passing out at work. so we have been jam-packed. >> reporter: and many of the people who ended up here didn't know what hit them. >> you're going about your work and by the time you realize it's a little too late, pass out or somebody sees you get weak and wobbly at work, next thing you know paramedics are there to pick you up. >> reporter: the hospital has treated homeless people who sleep in the park across the street. padre o'rourke spends his days in the sun maintaining the park grounds but takes safety seriously. >> i always which are my hat and throw on sunscreen and if i'm thirsty at all, the rule is if you
is doing this? >> yes, it is, good use of taxpayers money. not bad. >> reporter: and cal-iso has now issued a "flex alert" through 7:00 tonight. of course, that means turn off any unnecessary lights, don't use your heavy appliances such as your dishwasher until after 7:00. and keep that ac set at 78 or higher. reporting live in san jose, i'm mark sayre, kpix 5. >>> only in the bay area can we have a heat wave with 6 days above 100 degrees for many of you and then in the same time just 30 miles away have highs only in the 60s for 6 straight days. that's what we have now. here's a live look from the mount vaca cam where you have been 105 today but this is the golden gate bridge where currently it is 62 degrees. using that as a backdrop, look at today's highs. ukiah 108. brentwood 106. concord 102. lafayette triple digits. saratoga same thing, novato three degrees shy of 100. five days in a row in triple digits for livermore including today's 102 degrees as a prolonged heat wave which is rare for you we are really not getting relief at night only down to 67 for livermore. oakland 61. fr
. the hot weather is putting a train on the power grid which is why cal iso is asking people to con serve energy for a second day in a row. >>> meteorologist is going to share with us the heat advisory. >> it extends one more day -- just in time for the fireworks thursday evening. take a look how widespread it is, it is over parts the morning bay, if we shift to the east -- just east of richmond you will find us there, just east of the east bay shoreline, just east of castro valley you will find in the morning and into thursday as well. all the way to gilroy and parts of sunnyvale. some of us a tad hotter this afternoon, some of us noteablely cooler, i will explain why and talk about how much longer this heat will last. >>> continued high temperatures and extreme freudians -e danger will close a popular park tomorrow -- the park has been closed since sunday -- the emergency closure was triggered by temperatures near 100 degrees. >>> more than 8,000 customers are without customers pg&e says because so many people are cranking up air conditioners power is at a premium and they hope to resto
are using more and more power as the weather gets hot and stays hot. to avoid outages, cal-iso which manages the state power grid is issuing a "flex alert" for today and tuesday asking residents and businesses to cut back on power usage between noon and 7 p.m. >> so if you're going to do a load of laundry or going to vacuum your house, try to do it after 6:00 or 7 p.m. when the load and the demand is less. >> reporter: and the power grid isn't the only thing suffering. john muir hospital in consumer report treated 15 to 20 people for heat-related illnesses just this weekend. >> from weakness and fatigue to people passing out at work, so we have been jam-packed. >> reporter: and many of the people who ended up here didn't know what hit them. >> you're going about your work and by the time you realize it's a little too late and you know, you pass out or somebody sees you get weak and possibliy at work and next thing you know paramedics are there to pick you up. >> reporter: the hospital treated a number of homeless people who sleep in the park across the street. padraig o'rourke spends his day
. >> reporter: and cal-iso has now issued a "flex alert" through 7:00 tonight. of course, that means turn off any unnecessary lights, don't use your heavy appliances such as your dishwasher until after 7:00. and keep that ac set at 78 or higher. reporting live in san jose, i'm mark sayre, kpix 5. >>> they say by the time you're thirsty, it's too late. you need to keep drinking water constantly. >> and force it on the kids because they won't tell you if they're thirsty. >> they will come in and be so red and sweating. >> by the time they say they're tired, they should be in bed already. it's unique here in the bay area that a significant portion of you are in the 60s for highs yet we have this prolonged heat wave going on just 20 or 30 miles away. let's talk about the heat first. lakeport 109 degrees. vacaville and pleasanton 104. los gatos 102 which is not uncommon for one day or two but today is day 6 and we're looking at two more hot days out there but look at the golden gate bridge where highs today were only in the low 60s and some of that cooler air has made it inland tonight. this time
, they say it helped prevent rolling blackouts. california's independent system operator or cal i.s.o. says there was record demand for power. but it saw an immediate drop in usage and that helped prevent outages. >> this is good for the power grid in terms of reliability it's good for everybody's pocketbook because they're going to save money at the end of the month. and these are megaw atts we don't have to put on the grid. >>caliso is asking people to download their power grid app. it allows people to track energy demand throughout the state. >>> the job picture is improving better than anyone expected. 195,000 jobs re added last month and more people found work in april and may than previously reported some 70,000 more. the unemployment rate started at 6% because more people started looking for work. people not actively searching for jobs aren't counted. >>> nasdaq was up 35, investors seemed to shrug off concerns. >>> we have developing news tonight involving the america's cup. we just spoke with the italian team within the past hour and that team is pulling out of sunday's first race
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